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Dr Dieter Pesendorfer

(Governance, Sustainable Development)

Ronald Findlay and Kevin O’Rourke: Power and Plenty: Trade, War, and the World Economy in the Second Millennium - This ‘rainy day’ book delves into the history of international trade going back over one-thousand years beginning with the contribution of a safe trading route offered by the Mongolians and how this facilitated and developed international trade.

Dani Rodrik: Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy - This book explores more contemporary issues in trade – beginning with consideration of Trump’s criticism of international trade and multilateral trade arrangements as well as discussing Brexit as a response to some of the consequences of trade.

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Project Syndicate website - This link is to the op-ed pages within ‘Project Syndicate’ wherein Dani Rodrik discusses a diverse range of trade and economic issues which are highly topical and interesting. Themes include socio-economics, development, globalisation, trade, economics, liberalism, politics, democracy, wealth distribution, regulation.

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